Pictorial dictionary of the Holy Mountain Athos = Bildlexikon des Heiligen Berges Athos by Paulos M. Myl*onas

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  • Monasteries, Orthodox Eastern -- Greece -- Athos.,
  • Orthodox Eastern church buildings -- Greece -- Athos.,
  • Architecture, Byzantine -- Greece -- Athos.,
  • Church decoration and ornament -- Greece -- Athos.,
  • Christian art and symbolism -- Greece -- Athos.,
  • Athos (Greece) -- Maps, Topographic.,
  • Athos (Greece) -- Buildings, structures, etc.,
  • Athos (Greece) -- Antiquities.

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Other titlesAtlas of the twenty sovereign monasteries, Bildlexikon des Heiligen Berges Athos, Atlas of Athos, Eikonograph*emeno lexiko tou Agiou Orous Ath*onos. Atlas t*on eikosi kyriarch*on mon*on, Ph*otographik*e tekm*eri*os*e tou topiou kai t*on mon*on
Statementby Paul M. Mylonas.
GenreMaps, Topographic.
ContributionsDeutsches Archäologisches Institut.
LC ClassificationsNA5599.A78 M95 2000, BX385.A8 M95 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22481612M
ISBN 103803010489, 3803010527, 3803010551

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Mount Athos (Greek: Όρος Άθως, Oros Athos) is a mountain on the peninsula of the same name in Macedonia, of northern Greece, called in Greek Agion Oros (Άγιον Όρος, transliterated often as Hagion Oros), or in English, \"Holy Mountain\".

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Here are some of the pictures I shot: Pumpkins. the katholicon seen from outside the skete. the North facade, with the smaal church on the second floor, the overhanging part. Mount Athos-commonly known as the Holy Mountain- is the spiritual capital of the Orthodox Christian world, consisting of 20 monasteries, 12 skites, and about houses, cells or hermitages and approximately 2, “Garden of Virgin Mary” is the paradise of the eastern peninsula of Halkidiki.

The Monastic State of the Holy Mountain is known to be the main carrier of Orthodox. An important site in both ancient Greek and modern Christian religions, Mount Athos has been the center of the Hesychasm sect of Christianity since the fourteenth century.

Fortean Picture Library. Mount Athos (Greece) (religion, spiritualism, and occult) Mount Athos, the most famous Greek orthodox monastic center in the world, is located on Halkidiki.

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The monks call it the “Garden of the Holy Virgin Mary” and surely it’s one of the most exotic and pristine places to hike in Europe. Mount Athos is commonly referred to in Greek as the Agion Oros, and the entity as the "Athonite State". Other languages of Orthodox tradition also use names translating to 'Holy Mountain'.

This includes Bulgarian and Serbian; Russian; and Georgian. In the classical era, while the mountain was called Athos, the peninsula was known as Acté or Akté. Mount Athos has been inhabited since Capital: Karyesᵃ.

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From as early as the ninth century, Mount Athos — a monastic re-public situated on a peninsula in northern Greece extending some 35 miles into the Aegean Sea — has been a monastic center and a spiritual beacon of the Orthodox world.

The tree-swathed slopes of the “Holy Mountain,” as it is commonly called, encompass miles on the coast of the Aegean Sea. Mount Athos, which operates as an autonomous region within Greece itself, contains 20 separate active Greek Orthodox monasteries, and has functioned as a spiritual center of the Orthodox church since the 10th : Huffpost Greece.

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Mount Athos —A “Holy Mountain”. TO THE more than million members of the Orthodox Church, Mount Athos, a rugged headland in northern Greece, is “the most holy mountain in the Orthodox Christian world.” For many of them, a pilgrimage to the “holy mountain” of Athos is a cherished dream.

What is this “holy mountain”. When Nikiphoros Phocas, who built the Lavra of Mount Athos, became a Byzantine Emperor (), he amassed a large army, liberated Crete and freed the captives, especially the Vimataris of Vatopedi, who returned after seventy years to his Monastery on the Holy Mountain.

However, he could not recognise any of the monks, since they were all new. Mount Athos, also called Holy Mountain, Modern Greek Áthos Óros, or Áyion Óros, mountain in northern Greece, site of a semiautonomous republic of Greek Orthodox monks inhabiting 20 monasteries and dependencies (skítes), some of which are larger than the parent monasteries.

It occupies the easternmost of the three promontories of the Chalcidice (Khalkidhikí) Peninsula, which projects from. The Monastic Republic of Mount Athos (Greek: Αυτόνομη Μοναστική Πολιτεία Αγίου Όρους, Aftónomi Monastikí Politeía Agíou Órous, 'Autonomous Monastic State of the Holy Mountain') is a region of northern Greece around the Mount Athos peninsula, in Chalkidiki, enjoying a status of autonomy comparable to the peripheries (Greek administrative regions).

Athos, Mount. Peninsula in NE Greece (c × 10 km. in area), named for the mountain at its end. Known as the ‘Holy Mountain’ (Hagion Oros), it is the principal centre of Orthodox monasticism. It is an autonomous monastic district, in effect a theocratic republic from Source for information on Athos, Mount: The Concise Oxford Dictionary of World Religions dictionary.

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The Society of the Friends of Mount Athos is dedicated to the study and promulgation of knowledge of the history, culture, arts, architecture, natural history, and literature of the Orthodox monasteries of Mount Athos, and to the promotion of the religious and other charitable work of the Holy Community and the monasteries, both those located on Mount Athos, and those elsewhere which are.

Around five years ago, those recipes were compiled into a book, The Cuisine of the Holy Mountain Athos. To promote the monastic culture, Epiphanios gives the odd cooking demonstration for free to guests at Eagles Palace, a luxury hotel in Ouranouolis (the “city of heaven”), the last town before the Athos border and where visiting permits.

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